The Perilous Road

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Harcourt, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 156 pages
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Fourteen-year-old Chris, bitterly hating the Yankees for invading his Tennessee mountain home, learns a difficult lesson about the waste of war and the meaning of tolerance and courage when he reports the approach of a Yankee supply troop to the Confedera

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User Review  - Monica Fastenau - Goodreads

Read the full review on my blog: http://newberyandbeyond.com/newbery-r... It's a somewhat simplistic story: a young boy hates the Northern army but soon discovers that most of them are just like him ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

Well written, close look through the eyes of a tween during the Civil War. He wants to prove himself, gets led astray by an older friend, sees the hatred of his neighbors and regrets it when he thinks ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

WILLIAM O. STEELE (1917-1979) published thirty-nine books over his long career, many of them award winners. A native of Franklin, Tennessee, he set many of his historical adventures in the hills and valleys where he grew up.

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